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Rock Island Armory 51416 1911 Compact GI 7+1 45ACP 3.5"

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Model: 51416
Condition: Factory New
Bud's Item Number: 411539804
UPC: 4806015514169
MFG: Rock Island Armory

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Chambered in .45acp and outfitted with a shorter barrel, smooth wood grips, and a parkerized finish, this is the 1911 Compact GI. Faithful to the original 1911 design, the Standard Compact GI is equipped with a 3.5 inch barrel, fixed sights, and a 7 round magazine. Perfect for the first time shooter, collector, or lawful concealed carry.
Finish Yellow
Type Pistol Frame
Action Recoil Operation
Caliber 38-40 Winchester
Barrel Length 12.25"
Capacity 10
Safety Not Listed
Grips Yellow Polymer
Sights VTAC Warrior
Weight 2.16 lbs.
Finish Bright Blue Finish
Action Single
Caliber 243 Winchester
Barrel Length 3.565"
Capacity 11 1/16 1 (Grip Extension)
Safety Half Cock
Grips Gray Polymer
Sights Novak
Weight 2.16 lbs.
Finish Carbon Fiber
Type Not Valid
Action Single
Caliber 270 Winchester
Barrel Length 5.5"
Capacity 7 + 1
Safety Manual, Decocker
Grips Grim Reaper Coating
Sights Ghost Ring Rear; Front Blade
Weight 2.16 lbs.
Finish Rainbow
Type Pistol
Action Single/Double
Caliber 44 Remington Mag/50 AE/357 Remington Mag
Barrel Length 15"
Capacity 9 + 1, 11 + 1(Grip Extension)
Safety AR Type
Grips Mother of Pearl
Sights Peep
Weight 2.16 lbs.
Finish Black
Type Semi-Automatic
Action Not Listed
Caliber 45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Barrel Length 3.5"
Capacity 7 + 1
Safety Thumb and Grip Safety
Grips Wood
Sights GI Type Sights
Weight 2.16 lbs.

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Reviewed By: Frank C on 09/19/2014 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
The RIA Compact m1911 I received from bud's arrived in fine shape. It was well packaged like all the firearms that I've purchased from Bud's have been and it arrived in the blink of an eye from the date of order. After 300 rounds it lives up to all its hype and billing as a good addition to your carry inventory as well as for home defense. It's good crisp hand feel...ease of operation and eye appeal makes this a proud member of the line known at m1911.

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Reviewed By: Steve L on 09/18/2014 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Bud's always offers a smooth transaction...price, updates and shipping! Thank you! This is my first Rock Island 1911. I unboxed it at the range, cleaned it up and put 50 rounds through it. Every shot was placed where I wanted it, no issues with the function of the gun. You can tell by handling and field stripping the gun that it's a very well made piece. I like the finish and the stock wood grips. For me, this is a gun that I will keep, carry and pass along to my son.

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Reviewed By: Victor M on 08/16/2014 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
I am really happy with this firearm...........I have other 1911s ( full size GI model) and this is the pick of the litter. I ran about 130 rounds thru it today using a bunch of different loads....this gun ate 'em all up. Had one stove pipe on the last round of one magazine but I think it was the load......it was a re-load. . At first I was leery of the manufacturer, but I am a convert. I'm gonna make this my primary every day carry. The 5 ring was blown out with double taps, had to use a different point of aim........... I'll be looking at future Rock Island purchases, guaranteed. Good quality, reasonable price are hard to beat.

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Reviewed By: Stephen D on 06/23/2014 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
This was my first compact 1911 purchase and I have to say I enjoy shooting this gun very much. I've only had it a couple of days and have already put a couple hundred rounds through it without a hiccup. It cycles well and is very comfortable to shoot. My only problem was that the bottom corner of the grip kept digging into my hand. When I looked closely I noticed that one side had been finished and ground to a gentle curve while the corner on my dominant hand side had quite a point on it. After a minute with the grinding wheel the two corners looked the same, albeit with a bit of shiny steel showing through where I ground. The gun is now very comfortable to hold and shoot. Other than a bit of quality control, I am quite happy with my purchase and look forward to putting a lot of rounds downrange with this gun.

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Reviewed By: william a on 06/05/2014 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
I held off on the RIA train until this little compact. Really I didn't expect much, was I wrong! It is properly fitted and adjusted, with excellent and flawless feeding, ejection and extraction. Everything functioned proper, even the magazine. Finish is a even parkerizing, just keep it oiled, the coarseness holds lubricant as it is designed to do. Is it a $1000 pistol for $400? No, it's not , but what it is, is a hell of a deal for a Officers sized .45acp. I did install an extractor and firing pin stop made of bar stock , my choice. Supplied items were of the series 80 design, I do not know why. But series 80 stuff will work in a series 70 design gun (not vice- versa) so not really a big deal, you do not have to modify your pistol!
It continues to run very well with no failures of any kind in well over 500 rounds. I held off on the review till it had been shot a lot, I dislike reviews that focus on the beauty of the gun. And this gun is also easy to look at, but I love the 1911_ I did change the grips to some checkered double diamond walnut grips.And I painted the front sight.
Thats all I've got, if you're in the market for a short barreled 1911, this may be for you. I know it has run better than some 3" barreled more expensive models that I know of! Buds shipped in their stated timeframe , no more no less. Have purchased over a dozen so I must be satisfied.

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